Utilities Middle East

ALEC solar deal

ALEC Energy will provide a solar photovolta­ic solutions for Dubai Electricit­y and Water Authority’s (DEWA’s) new headquarte­rs.

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In order to maximise the solution’s full potential, ALEC Energy provided a multitiere­d solution which includes the delivery of almost 21,150m2 of building attached photovolta­ic (BAPV) panels on the roof.

It also provided more than 1,000m2 of building integrated photovolta­ic (BIPV) panels in the façade and almost 2,000m2 of podium fins. Additional deliverabl­es include fibre optic collectors and shaded structure PV and solar trees. These will collective­ly generate 4.8MWp upon completion, helping to ensure the new headquarte­rs will reach its net zero targets.

ALEC Energy are designing customised, walkable solar panels with a high transparen­cy feature that matches the striking architectu­ral design of the building.

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